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I am one of those fast doctors—and I don’t apologize

When we think about the technology revolution we often get excited at the thought of getting what we want instantly. We wait in line for new smartphones. We instant message. We love fast. Getting something done faster, with as good a result, is usually seen as a virtue—unless one is a doctor. In these times …

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Rolling Stone and Fashion Week–Musings of an NYC Dermatologist

For #tbt, and in honor of New York Fashion Week 2016, I remember my one modeling gig in a national magazine—Rolling Stone Feb 1991.  In the fall of my first year of medical school the school president announced that Rolling Stone magazine was looking for models—so I submitted my picture.  I had fancied myself a …

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Win a Lamborghini or MetroCards- which is your “sweet ride”? – Musings of an NYC Dermatologist

Aglow Dermatology wants to say “thank you” to all our amazing patients who have helped us build our practice by referring their friends, family and co-workers!  We are offering you a chance to win a “sweet ride” in 2017!  Until December 15, 2016 every time a new patient comes in, if he or she mentions …

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Bottoms up! 5 skin problems commonly seen on the butt.

We appreciate when patients behave well in the office, but sometimes it’s necessary for them to show the dermatologist their butts.  We are over the moon to share with you 5 common skin problems found on a person’s backside (buttocks): Genital herpes: If you have been getting a recurrent sore on the exact same place …

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Jewelry, jeans and skin allergy testing– Musings of an NYC Dermatologist

Most little girls of West Indian descent of my generation had their ears pierced during infancy.  My mother waited until I was older to pierce mine.  It was because I was a twin.  She was concerned that my brother would see my bright shiny earrings and pull on them.  As I waited years to be …

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Beards are on trend- Musings of an NYC Dermatologist

Apparently beards are on trend as we’ve been getting a number of media queries about facial hair and skin care.  Check out Dr. Strachan’s comments in The Huffington Post style and on www.blackdoctors.org!

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